Saudi Arabia has confirmed that two pump stations on its East-West pipeline were attacked by armed drones. The nation asserted that its supplies and exports of crude oil and products are operating normally without interruption.
In a statement, Khalid A. Al Falih, Minister of Energy,Read More
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena Wednesday vowed to crush the Muslim extremist groups responsible for the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, his office said.
Maithripala Sirisena toured the village of Sainthamaruthu where several jihadists fought a gun battleRead More
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the government will stop India’s share of water flowing into Pakistan, if the neighbouring country does not stop supporting terror groups.
“We have already started a study into the matter. The water that will be stopped fromRead More
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unscheduled, fleeting visit to Iraq, amid growing tensions with Iran. Mike Pompeo on Tuesday suddenly cancelled talks in Berlin, Germany to meet Iraqi leaders during a four-hour stop in the capital Baghdad where he met both President Barham Salih andRead More
India and China are working closely on common trade concerns, including cooperation in buying oil and gas, against the backdrop of a US squeeze through tariffs and sanctions on Iranian oil imports, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Efforts have been made by theRead More
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said the BJP should have come out with a ‘maafinama’ (letter of apology) instead of a manifesto.(HT PHOTO)
Congress also hit out at the BJP leaders for not taking any questions after releasing the manifesto and compared that withRead More
The Shiv Sena on Thursday asked the ruling BJP to clarify its stand on the term “Hindu terrorism”, while maintaining that it brands people as “Hindu terrorists”.
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece Saamana, the Sena said that the term “HinduRead More
SIGNALLING an outreach to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and has expressed a commitment to build “good neighbourly relations” and pursue “meaningful and constructive engagement” for the benefit of theRead More
Ghazni is a historic and strategically important city in Afghanistan. It straddles the Kabul-Kandahar Highway, and is also close to the tribal areas in neighbouring Pakistan. The unfortunate city has just witnessed a fierce battl between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban. TheRead More
New Delhi: The government is mulling an idea to bring seaside revenue villages under coastal police stations and extending their jurisdiction up to 200 nautical miles in order to strengthen the country's maritime borders. The move comes close on the heels of a chargesheet in the MV HenryRead More
The United States Congress has passed the $716 billion defence spending bill which,Read More
Frankfurt Am Main: Turmoil has erupted at German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp after a mega deal merging its steelmaking arm with India's Tata, with its bosses quitting amid an acrimonious battle with shareholders on whether to break up the venerableRead More
Thirteen people, including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour, were killed and nearly 50 others were injured in a suicide attack targetting an election gathering in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city on Tuesday. The blast took place shortly before midnight when Bilour alongRead More
New Delhi: With growing concerns over indoctrination through social media, end-to-end encrypted apps and audio-video clips on the dark web, the government is laying the groundwork with the help of states to mount a grand offensive against multifaceted radicalisationRead More
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld US President Donald Trump's latest version of ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries - but not only those countries - rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. ARead More
The recent collapse of the PDP-BJP political coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, has once again led to the imposition of Governor's Rule in the state. This is undoubtedly a combination of political gamesmanship and the deteriorating security situation in the Valley. The killing of theRead More
The collapse of the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir has brought the troubled state's political turbulence to the fore. The state's uncertain future has been linked with larger political narrative in an election season, giving rise to a deluge of debates that runs the risk ofRead More
With J&K having a provision for governor's rule for six months, the BJP leadership is keen to let this period run as close to the end of 2018 as possible
Sources conceded that governor's rule - which is specific to J&K - could be followed by
New Delhi: The United Kingdom should not be viewed as a safe haven for wanted criminals of other countries, India said on Monday, even as Britain confirmed fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi's presence on its soil.
India's clear message was conveyed toRead More